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Justin Bailey

Foundations are Set in Rochester for Another Strong Season

There was a time when years in Rochester were calculated between appearances in the Calder Cup finals but now we’re counting years since winning a first round playoff series. The franchise has now gone through 14 seasons without advancing beyond the first round with seven of those seasons missing the playoffs completely. Over the course …
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Taylor Leier is Ready for the Change of Scenery

It was a shocking night last Thursday for two players on the road to find out that they had been traded. Taylor Leier was with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Hartford for a Friday night game and Justin Bailey was with the Rochester Americans in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for a Friday night game. Alex Nylander talked about …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 12

Welcome to the twelfth episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we talked about the Justin Bailey for …
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Sabres Acquire Taylor Leier from the Flyers for Justin Bailey

The Buffalo Sabres made an announcement late Thursday night that the team had acquired forward Taylor Leier from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Justin Bailey. A trade that was a surprise but at the same time really wasn’t. Leier was immediately assigned to the Rochester Americans once the trade was completed. On the surface …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 31-35)

Welcome to the seventh part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Shootout Goal by Olofsson Completes Comeback Win

The Rochester Americans completed a comeback over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Wednesday night with a shootout win. Rasmus Asplund tied the game with 12 seconds remaining in regulation and then Victor Olofsson scored the only goal in the shootout for the win. Scott Wedgewood finished the game with 22 saves. Early in the second …
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Amerks Split the Weekend vs Toronto and Utica

The Rochester Americans split the weekend with a controlling 5-1 win over the Toronto Marlies followed by a battle against Utica that resulted in a 4-3 loss. In front of a crowd of just over 8,000 people the Amerks had goals from five different players along with strong goaltending again from Scott Wedgewood when they …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 26-30)

Welcome to the sixth part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 9

Welcome to the ninth episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we talk about the three-loss week, Olofsson struggles, …
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Adam Wilcox Earns Win Over the Monsters in Overtime

The wins aren’t always going to come in easy ways and when they aren’t you have to rely on goaltending and that’s what the Rochester Americans did for the second night in a row. Adam Wilcox made 30 saves in the 2-1 overtime winner on the road in Cleveland to end the weekend with back …
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